Author Archives: Jarno Walgemoed

Kotlin properties – from basic to lazy

Kotlin has many things going for it, with one of the main qualities being its built-in null-safety. This guarantees that properties will always have a non-null value at runtime, greatly reducing the risks of coding errors and NullpointerExceptions. In languages … Continue reading

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Kotlin Quick Tip: Annotation targets

If you — like me — are a sucker for reducing boilerplate and are using JSR-303 – Bean Validation (I use it as part of Spring Boot) then you may have noticed how it can help you reduce validation boilerplate … Continue reading

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KotlinConf 2018 – Amsterdam!

After the success of KotlinConf 2017 in San Francisco a follow-up was certainly not outside the realm of imagination. Jetbrains has found a venue that’s slightly better to reach for us Europeans, which is exciting news! KotlinConf 2018 will be … Continue reading

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Eindhoven Java User Group: Kotlin Meetup

If you are interested in setting your first steps in Kotlin and live south of the big rivers in The Netherlands, we’ve got good news: The Eindhoven Java User Group is organizing a Kotlin Meetup on January 30th 2018. Be … Continue reading

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Meetup at Bol.com: Java8 and Kotlin

Bol.com is planning another meetup covering Kotlin on Wednesday the 17th of February, with speakers from Blue4IT and Bol.com. The evening will have two main topics, the first talk by Brian Vermeer will be about Java 8, the good the … Continue reading

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